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The Systems Team provides broad oversight and leadership for technologies used by Alliance programs, teams and members. 

The Systems Team advises the Alliance's Systems Program.


The Systems Team provides broad oversight and leadership for technologies used by Alliance programs, teams and members. As experts for the consortium, the team investigates new solutions, oversees their implementation, and continually assesses existing systems against emerging needs and technological change to ensure agility and achieve improved functionality, efficiency, and interoperability. The team also monitors vendor compliance with Service Level Agreements and general performance of customer support.

Team FY18 Activities

Primo New UI
The Systems Team will provide support to help the Alliance in its transition to the new interface of Primo. This will include:
  • Establishment of the Primo Customization Working Group
  • Planning for Primo UI Day 2018
  • Documentation for configuring Primo New UI
Training Topics and Documentation
The Systems Team will provide training and documentation to the Alliance for systems-related areas. This will include training and documentation on:
  • Primo New UI
  • Alma UX
  • Analytics
Analytics
The Systems Team will provide expertise for working in Alma and Primo Analytics.

Enhancements
The Systems Team will spearhead the enhancement cycles for Alma and Primo voting. We will also develop a process for fulfilling the Alliance’s needs via the Idea Exchange platform.

Evaluation
We will provide the Alliance with opportunities to evaluate the progress and efficacy of the Systems Team.

The Systems Team began its work in spring 2015, following on the work of the Shared ILS implementation-era Systems Working Group. The team has worked on a number of tasks, including management of Alliance participation in the first-ever Alma enhancements process led by the Ex Libris product user groups and leading a set of systems-related presentations at the Alliance's 2015 Summer Meeting.